Abstracts, Journals, PDFs, etc.

Abstracts, Journals, PDFs, etc.


Complete Texts

Journal for Learning Through the Arts



  • The Creativity Crisis  If you're curious about why Americans' creativity is declining, read this article.  


Database of Press Releases for Abrakadoodle, an Arts franchise that promotes Arts in education.


Music Benefits the Brain, Research Indicates  Northwestern University scientists have found that music, particularly playing music, changes the brain.  Published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience, the paper is a collaborative compilation of information from researchers throughout the world.



The following journals contain articles that highlight information on the relationship between the Arts and student achievement.  Found in various databases, full text may be available in area libraries and through other sources such as Jstor.  The location of full texts can be found by clicking on the options once you open the abstracts' links.

Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review 


Art Education  


ERIC Database




  • An Arts Education:  School Reform Strategy  Written by Craig R. Sautter and published in Phi Delta Kappan, the full text of this abstract is available with a free trial subscription to Questia Trusted Online Research.

Educate the Whole Child


Statistics and Data

2010 Statistical Abstract  The U.S. Census Bureau presents data specific to Arts, Recreation, & Travel:  Art Activities.  Documents are viewable as Excel and PDFs.

Google Scholar

Are you looking for additional scholarly resources?  A search in Google Scholar will help you in your quest to locate additional journals, articles, etc.

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